R.A.D. Instructor(s) needed for DeSales University

DeSales University is in need of a certified R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense) Instructor(s). The national standard in self-defense Instructor Certification, R.A.D. is internationally recognized for programming quality and organizational commitment to excellence. R.A.D. Systems balances the needs of women to acquire self-defense education in a relatively short period of time, with the lifelong commitment required for physical skill mastery.

A certification course will be held here at the DeSales University Center from September 24 thru 26, 2012. Applicants need to be willing to commit to 30 hours of instruction over the 3 day period. The following is a tentative schedule of the instructor training;

Day 1              6:30am – 6:30pm                   Classroom/Physical

Day 2              7:00am – 9:30pm                   Physical

Day 3              7:00am – 7:00pm                   Physical/Classroom

Any member of the DeSales University Community that is interested in being selected for the training, please submit a letter of intent to Chief Stuart Bedics of University Police no later than August 15, 2012. Two individuals will be selected to attend the training and shall become the instructors for our students. Employees will need to provide a notice of approval from their immediate supervisor to attend the training.

Questions? Stuart.Bedics@desales.edu

DeSales Emergency communications systems to be tested today, 7/9

The Emergency Management Office (DEMO) will test the University’s emergency communications system beginning at approximately noon today, Monday, July 9. This will include activating Big Voice and may require various iterations of the siren and public address system, since all digital, manual and remote modes will be tested. Thank you for your patience and we regret any inconvenience this may cause. Please alert visitors, vendors and guests that this is a test.

Questions? Mark.plaushin@desales.edu or 610-282-1100 ext. 2242

The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Opens Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeare’s spirited romantic comedy Much Ado About Nothing opens on the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival main stage Friday, July 13, with previews July 11 and 12, and runs through August 5. Much Ado will play in repertory with Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

Performance summary:

·      Opens: July 13

·      Previews: July 11 & 12

·      Closes: August 5

·      Performances: Tuesday July 24 at 7pm; Wednesday July 11, 18 & August 1 at 8pm; Thursday July 12 & 26 at 8pm; Friday July 13 at 8pm; Saturday July 28 at 8pm and August 4 at 2pm; Sunday July 15 & August 5 at 7:30pm and July 22 & 29 at 2pm

·      Tickets: $25-$52; $10 student rush 30 minutes prior to curtain, subject to availability

Tickets to Much Ado About Nothing are available at www.pashakespeare.org and by contacting the Box Office at 610.282.WILL [9455].

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